Big Bend National Park, Texas






Narrowing down pics from "Big Bend National Park", Texas was not easy. Let me tell ya. We have tons. We did lots of hiking, taking in the sights & we just marveled at the view. It's spectacular there. It does take a while to drive there, such a low part of Texas. & we all know TEXAS is huge!!! so you might as well enjoy it while you are there. We were there for 3 days. They do have gasoline, but we brought in all our foods & lots of water. I'll never forget our trip. SO so so AMAZING AWESOME!!! 

The Rio Grande is not GRANDE, or grand ...it is tiny in my opinion. talking side 2 side, maybe when it is floods it does get to the GRAND sizing? maybe that is when the name came about? So much more smaller than I would have ever realized. I do wonder how it got it's name? So so strange. (1st shot.)

So happy to get a good shot of the road runner. One of my most favorite birds ever & wish list to capture one day. CHECK! (last shot.)

Not getting political or whatnot, but I have no clue how they would think to even start/begin to put up a wall here? The area is so massive. I must admit I didn't know how close Mexico and the United States are to one another. It is within spiting distance. You could just walk out into the water and you were there.


Please enjoy this vlog for that day. Thank you kindly for stopping by. Enjoy your day!!! Beth ( :

Comments

TexWisGirl said…
glad you had a grande time! have never been to big bend but heard it is beautiful. hooray on a road runner!
Sharon said…
Interesting looking place. I love that bird photo.
Looks amazing, Beth. And sounds like the trip of a lifetime! I think everyone is intrigued by Trump's vision of a wall! Er - when you say you didn't realise Mexico was that close, it does share a border with the USA..? :-)
Linda Kay said…
We are heading out there in January with some friends. Thanks for the pics!
William Kendall said…
It is beautiful countryside. It's good that it was set aside as a national park.
Missy George said…
Great shot of the Road runner..Never saw one in person..good video..
Beautiful country..
Ruth Hiebert said…
Beautiful scenes. The Roadrunner is trying hard to not be seen,but alas,he failed.:)I remember driving over the Roi Grand and thinking too that it was not that big a deal.
Bev said…
I do know that Texas is HUGE....we drove across Jan. 2015..... We were close to the Mexican border by El Pasco.
Gorgeous! I love the road runner. Always make me think of the cartoon.
Yogi♪♪♪ said…
Big Bend is on my bucket list.

I love your roadrunner pic. When I worked in west Texas I saw roadrunners kill rattlesnakes a few times so they are my heroes.
Debbie said…
the road runner reminds me of theresa!!!! beautiful captures, this looks like a great place, i have never visited here but would love to!!!!
Looks like an amazing place! I love those beautiful blue skies.

I wish you a wonderful Wednesday!
eileeninmd said…
Hello, sounds like another great trip and visit Beth! I love the roadrunner. Texas is a huge state. Enjoy your day and the week ahead!
Linda said…
Nice shots! I think the river used to have more water. I have read somewhere that water is diverted upstream for irrigation.
Tanya Breese said…
look at that sneaky roadrunner! love the 2nd photo!
We had so much fun when we went almost twenty years ago!
Ida said…
Great photos. It looks like a nice place (but probably hot) to visit.
Maggid said…
Roadrunners ROCK!!! They are so smart . . and fun. . . and, they can keep you good company . . I saw plenty of them when I lived in Arizona (going to school.) I
Until now, i have never hear anyone suggest the Rio Grande wasn't Grande . .

What? You are everywhere! Everywhere at Once! You are some kind of magic, i think . .

I like your kind of magic.
Bethany Carson said…
Good to see your husband didn't try to illegally immigrate to the other side of the border...he is sooo close though! Great shot. Enjoyed your photos. Big Bend National Park looks like a neat place to visit!